Book Discussions/Events

Book discussion, author talks, Friend's book sales, Foundation events that are free and open to public.

Graphic Novel Book Club for Rising 4th Graders @North

Calling all rising 4th graders!

Join us for a graphic novel book club at North Branch Library!  From June 26 to August 7, we will be meeting every other Monday to discuss some great graphic novels for the summer.  While supplies last, participants will receive their own copy of each title.

Graphic Novel Book Club registration will start June 5.  Please visit North Branch or call 510-981-6250 to sign up and pick up the first title.

Meeting Schedule:

June 26 from 3pm to 4pm:  Chef Yasmina and the Potato Panic by Wauter Mannaert

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Author Talk: James Spooner and Special Guests @924 Gilman

Join us for a very special Library event with award-winning graphic novelist and filmmaker, James Spooner, in conversation at Berkeley’s iconic 924 Gilman Street (Alternative Music Foundation). He will discuss his 2022 graphic novel, The High Desert: Black. Punk. Nowhere., a formative coming-of-age graphic memoir.

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Silent Book Club @Claremont

Was Silent Sustained Reading your favorite subject at school?
Relive the glory days when you had time to read and join us at Claremont Branch Library for the Silent Book Club!
We'll meet up, sip a delicious mocktail, and spend some time reading.
Feeling friendly? Put a blue bookmark (provided) in your book to let others know you'd enjoy a friendly chat.

Saturday, May 13th, 2:00-4:00pm.

Teens and adults and anyone who wants to read may join us!


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